Career Events & Workshops
Careers for Communicators Virtual Workshops – Summer 2021
Careers for Communicators events are geared toward College of Journalism and Communications students but open to any student exploring a career in communications.
Do you have questions about these workshops? Please contact David Adams (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applying for Graduate School
Are you considering graduate school for your next career step? Join us to learn how to prepare for the search and application process, including a suggested timeline, how to begin developing application components, and resources to help you succeed.
Tuesday, July 27, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Fall 2021 Workshops
The Career Connections Center (C3) offers workshops to help you learn about yourself and career paths, develop professionally, and prepare for your professional goals. Additional workshops details will be provided when the fall semester begins.
C3 Lab: Resume Basics – Aug. 31, 3:00-3:30 p.m.
C3 Lab: Creating Strong Resume Bullet Points – Sept. 1, 3:00-3:30 p.m.
CJC Tailored Tuesdays: “Attire for Hire” Open House – Sept. 7, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Networking Practice Day – Sept. 13, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
C3 Lab: Building Your Portfolio – Sept. 21, 4:00-4:50 p.m.
Project Resume – Sept. 22-24
CJC Tailored Tuesdays: Careers in Communication Fair Preview – Oct. 5, 4:00-4:50 p.m.
C3 Lab: Interviewing Strategies – Oct. 11, 4:00-4:30 p.m.
C3 Lab: Developing Strategic Interview Answers – Oct. 19, 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Workshop Recordings — Spring & Summer 2021
Missed a workshop? Check out recordings and the PowerPoint slides for past career workshops for CJC students!
Stand-out resumes are crucial for anyone seeking opportunities but especially for professionals in communications fields. Learn core resume features and functions on your way to developing a resume that will advance your career.
Developing Your Portfolio
Having a professional portfolio to showcase your work to a potential employer is a key part of career success for communicators. Learn how to identify portfolio items – even if you haven’t yet worked professionally – and how to develop, display, and share your portfolio.
Interviewing in a Virtual Environment
Interviewing virtually or remotely adds another layer of complexity – and stress – to the already-daunting job search. Learn how to successfully communicate your skills and experience in our virtual world, which employers say will persist long after the pandemic.
Navigating a Virtual Career Fair
Learn how to connect successfully with employers during the upcoming Careers in Communication Fair. We will walk through the tech platforms we are using and discuss how to represent yourself well during the fair.
Upskilling: Making the Most of Summer Break
Explore resources for leveling up your professional skills this summer, making you more marketable to employers and expanding your career opportunities.
Additional Career Development Opportunities
Please visit the UF Career Connections Center events page for additional opportunities for CJC students.